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Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 17, 2018, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or "Bureau") announced that it soon will begin issuing a series of Requests for Information (RFIs) to "ensure the Bureau is...
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
The CFPB announced on January 17, 2018 that it will conduct a review of its enforcement, supervision, rulemaking, market monitoring and education activities – i.e., every component of its regulatory functions.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 16, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced its intention to reconsider a controversial rule affecting the short-term (payday) and auto-title lending industries.
BakerHostetler
There are worse beats to serve on if you're a private eye.
BakerHostetler
Claire Randall, heroine of the Starz smash hit time-travel bodice-ripper Outlander, finds herself torn from what she recognizes as reality and thrust into a confusing new demesne.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On January 8, 2018, eHarmony, Inc. ("eHarmony"), one of the largest online dating services in the United States, agreed to settle an automatic renewal lawsuit brought by the District Attorneys ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
While the Payday Rule became effective on January 16, 2018, compliance with most provisions of the rule is not required until August 19, 2019
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will solicit public input on how best to fulfill its proper and appropriate functions in order to protect consumers.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
This edition of our Monthly TCPA Digest focuses on following opt-out instructions and potential ramifications when a plaintiff fails to properly or reasonably do so.
Foley & Lardner
After a Central District of California Judge dismissed a consumer's Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) case on a Motion to Compel Arbitration ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In the high-risk Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) arena, the Ninth Circuit recently offered some respite. On January 10, 2018, the Ninth Circuit limited the potential liability ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
What constitutes actionable consumer injuries post-breach or data misuse is a hotly contested topic. As we reported in our Advertising blog late last year the FTC hosted a workshop on December 12th ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: A federal judge on Wednesday denied a request to remove Mick Mulvaney as the CFPB's acting director, finding that the President has authority to appoint the acting director...
Davis & Gilbert
Is a class action lawsuit appropriate when some class members have consented to the defendant's conduct, but have not given that consent in the manner the law requires?
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A U.S. District Court judge ruled against Leandra English's request for a preliminary injunction to remove Mick Mulvaney as Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB").
Davis & Gilbert
A Hong Kong-based electronic toy manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary agreed to pay the FTC $650,000 to settle allegations that they violated the COPPA by collecting personal information from children...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Much of the recent discussion regarding Prop 65 has been focused on the regulatory changes going into effect in August of 2018.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Ninth Circuit upholds district court decision granting five businesses injunctive relief, finding that state law banning credit card surcharges is unconstitutional as applied to the five businesses.
Troutman Sanders LLP
2017 was a transformative year for the consumer financial services world. As we navigate an unprecedented volume of industry regulation and forthcoming changes from the Trump Administration...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC" or "Commission") released legal multi-level marketing ("MLM") guidance for direct sellers, providing important practice insights for those that follow the space.
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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A somewhat bizarre event – even by this year's standard of unusual current events – hit the news stream earlier this week, as two "Acting Directors"...
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
A nationwide class action lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District Court of California, alleging violations of TCPA against Twitter, Inc., was recently voluntarily dismissed.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On November 2, 2017, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Leinenweber, J.) denied a motion to dismiss a class action fax lawsuit against Promologics, Inc.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On December 14, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officially withdrew a proposal to conduct a web-based consumer survey on the various debt collection disclosures required by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Troutman Sanders LLP
An obscure bureaucratic step may be a harbinger that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), under new leadership, is rethinking a major planned rulemaking aimed at the debt collection industry.
Mayer Brown
The federal district court in Washington heard oral argument this morning in the case of English v. Trump, the challenge brought by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Deputy Director Leandra...
Dentons
Attorneys often think that an aggressive approach to litigation is part of the duty to act as a zealous advocate for clients.
Davis & Gilbert
Is a class action lawsuit appropriate when some class members have consented to the defendant's conduct, but have not given that consent in the manner the law requires?
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Ninth Circuit upholds district court decision granting five businesses injunctive relief, finding that state law banning credit card surcharges is unconstitutional as applied to the five businesses.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
This edition of our Monthly TCPA Digest focuses on following opt-out instructions and potential ramifications when a plaintiff fails to properly or reasonably do so.
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